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Police ID 15-Year-Old Found Burned Atop SEPTA Train

Police have identified the boy found burned atop a SEPTA train last week as 15-year-old Raekwon Jones of West Philly. Jones, who lived in Mill Creek, was […]


Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro: “Protecting Students Is a Must”

On Monday night, Drexel University’s Creese Student Center was the site of the second roundtable discussion in Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s ongoing series on […]

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Could Protected Bike Lanes in Center City Have Saved This Cyclist’s Life?

A trash truck struck and killed a bicyclist on Tuesday morning in Center City. Here’s what we know: Police say a privately owned sanitation truck hit […]


Rich Main Liner Learns the Hard Way Not to Exploit Poor People

It’s Giving Tuesday, so everybody is writing stories about people who give and charities you can give to. But I thought that it’s an apt […]

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Have Philly Cabs Finally Figured Out How to Defeat Uber?

Maybe you can teach an old dog new tricks. For the first time since Uber and Lyft cars started popping up all over Philly, the […]

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Father, Grandmother Charged After 3-Year-Old Shoots Self

A three-year-old Philadelphia girl got hold of her father’s gun on Sunday and accidentally shot herself. Police say the child’s father, Terrance Williams, and grandmother, Barbara McGill, […]

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Police: Man Stabbed Victim Over Parking Dispute in Spring Garden

Police say a fight over parking in Spring Garden this weekend left one man in critical condition. According to officials, two men got into an argument […]


The Painted Bride Is Selling Its Old City Building

Anybody want to buy an arts venue? The Painted Bride is selling its property at 230 Vine Street in Old City, where the arts organization […]

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Police, FBI Search for Alleged Center City Bank Robber

Philly police and the FBI are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a bank in Center City on Friday, November 24th. Officials say the […]


Everybody Relax: Al Sharpton Is Coming to Philly to Help Meek Mill

While most of us are spending this Monday after Thanksgiving catching up on work emails, regretting our caloric intake over the weekend, or shopping around […]

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You Can Park for Free on Saturdays Until New Year’s

Here’s a holiday gift we’re thankful for: The Philadelphia Parking Authority will offer free (FREE!) parking on Saturdays, from now until New Year’s Day. The annual gift […]


Kindy’s: The Tinsel Capital of America

When it comes to trimming the Christmas tree, I can be a real stickler. In most other areas of my life, my friends and family […]


One of Us: Son Little

My real name is … Aaron Earl Livingston. My stage name comes from … a dream. Early in life, my family nicknamed me “Little Son,” […]


Old City Might Get Exactly What Old City Needs: A Wawa

Although there are a lot of things we don’t like about Old City, there are plenty of things on our Pros list as well: The […]

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Lyft Is Offering Free Rides to Philly Parks on Friday

Here’s the forecast for Friday: 52 and sunny, with a light breeze. It’ll be a perfect fall day – so why spend it standing in […]